The Nats put righty Stephen Strasburg on the 10-day IL as he deals with a nerve issue in his hand. The move comes a day after Strasburg was removed 16 pitches into his start.
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Nats manager Dave Martinez acknowledged it might be best to shut starter Stephen Strasburg down until the team can determine the cause of the lingering nerve issue in his right hand.
The Washington Nationals placed Starlin Castro on the injured list and called up 20-year-old prospect Luis Garcia.
Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg was ejected from Thursday's game against the Mets for arguing ball and strikes -- not from the mound but from the stands at Citi Field.
Tomas Nido had his first two-homer game as a professional, hitting a two-run shot in the fourth and a grand slam in the fifth to lead the New York Mets to an 8-2 win over the Washington Nationals and a split of the four-game series.
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Nationals selected the contract of left-handed pitcher Seth Romero and placed left-handed pitcher Sean Doolittle on the 10-day Injured List (retroactive to Aug. 11) with right knee fatigue on Thursday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement.
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The Washington Nationals selected the contract of left-handed pitcher Seth Romero and placed left-handed pitcher Sean Doolittle on the 10-day Injured List (retroactive to Aug. 11) with right knee fatigue on Thursday.
BBTN: Marly Rivera on the players punishing each other for the Astros scandal; Kiley McDaniel on how teams are scouting minor league prospects
Marly Rivera joins Dave Schoenfield to talk about Joe Kelly’s anger over the Astros and his suspension, players punishing each other without fans at the games, more concern for the Yankees with Aaron Judge’s injury, and if the Marlins, Tigers and Orioles will make the playoffs (7:04). Plus, Kiley McDaniel on Nate Pearson’s struggles, the Braves’ rotation and how their prospects fit into it, how teams are evaluating minor leaguers for trades, and why he doesn’t think any consequential trades will be made this season (23:53).
Eric and Tristan discuss risers in their rest of season ranks, players you can feel fine in dropping and preview the weekend..
Pete Alonso and Dominic Smith had back-to-back RBI doubles in a four-run first inning and hit consecutive homers in a five-run sixth, leading the New York Mets to an 11-6 win over the Washington Nationals on Wednesday night.
BBTN: Boog Sciambi on Ramon Laureano and Alex Cintron's suspensions, Hembo on Charlie Blackmon's BA splits
Boog Sciambi joins Tim Kurkjian to discuss the suspensions for Ramon Laureano and Alex Cintron, the lack of trust in the Cleveland locker room, what losing Giancarlo Stanton for a month means for the Yankees , and the challenges of calling games remotely (4:59). Later, Hembo gets into what stands out about Fernando Tatis Jr.’s start, Charlie Blackmon’s impressive batting average splits, the durability of Warren Spahn and Sarah Langs’ MLB debut in the booth as a win for researchers everywhere (26:53). Plus, Getting To Know Tim (37:51).
Max Scherzer showed no effects of hamstring trouble, navigating heavy traffic early for his first win this season, and Trea Turner hit a record-breaking leadoff homer to help the Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 2-1 on Tuesday night.
David Schoenfield fills in for a vacationing Buster, talking to Joon Lee about MLB considering a playoff bubble, Mike Clevinger hanging out with Zach Plesac and what the Red Sox might do at the trade deadline as they languish at the bottom of the AL East (4:41). Later, Brad Doolittle stops by to discuss the Blue Jays playing in Buffalo, the history of baseball in Buffalo and San Diego’s offensive potential (18:41). Plus, who would Joon and Brad rather have for the next seven years: Mike Trout or Fernando Tatis Jr.?
Asdrubal Cabrera homered twice and drove in five runs, tormenting his former team again as the Washington Nationals routed the New York Mets 16-4 on Monday night.
As Major League Baseball attempts to play a 60-game season during the COVID-19 pandemic, here are the players who have said they will not be participating.
As the races in both leagues start to take shape, we review one player who has delivered more than expected.
Eric and Tristan help you make the tough lineup decisions, debate the long-term value of Yankee hitters and try to nail down closer ranks.
Stephen Strasburg's 2020 debut for the Nationals unraveled in a five-run fifth inning Sunday, when the World Series MVP allowed six consecutive batters to reach base before being lifted, and Washington's game against the Baltimore Orioles was...
When it rained in the top of the sixth inning of the Washington Nationals' game against the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday, it really poured on the infield dirt, because the grounds crew had trouble unrolling the giant tarp used to protect the diamond.
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